So glad you like the dance! The title comes from the fact that the
teacher of our class is a physicist at Fermilab and likes to explain the
structure of dances as a; a-prime; b; b transpose, etc. The original
name of the dance incorporated that, but I was told it needed a 'real'
title and picked this one for its alliteration.
Anyway, so far a remembering the figures goes, I wrote this to a
particular tune (Fill the Fetters) that is a 4X32 strong strathspey
(wonderful tunr!), so it is actually written in 32-bar 'chunks' and may
be easier to remember that way.
Sue in Chicago, USA
On 8/1/2011 4:10 PM, Cord Walter wrote: > And while I'm on the subject of new dances tried out in our group - last > week we did "The Physicist's Folly", a 128Bar Strathspey in a square set > published on the Eight-by-Thirtytwo-Blog: > > http://blog.lib.umn.edu/ldfs/8x32/2009/10/200283.html > > which went down extremely well. This is in our opinion a really nice > dance, although quite a bit to remember being 128 Bars long. > > The only problem we had was pronouncing the name ("physicist" is rather > tricky for some german speakers ;) ), so it goes by the name of "Fizzy > Folly" for the time being ;) > > -Cord